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|Title:||On the origin of the X-ray emission from a narrow-line radioquasar at z>1|
Carrera, F. J.
Ceballos, M. T.
González-Serrano, J. I.
Paredes i Poy, Josep Maria
Ribó Gomis, Marc
Warwick, R. S.
|Publisher:||Royal Astronomical Society|
|Abstract:||We present new XMM-Newton X-ray observations of the z=1.246 narrow-line radioquasar RX J1011.2+5545 serendipitously discovered by ROSAT. The flat X-ray spectrum previously measured by ROSAT and ASCA is shown to be the result of a steep Gamma~1.8 power law spectrum seen through a moderate intrinsic absorbing column NH~4E21 cm^-2. The position of the X-ray source is entirely coincident with the nucleus of the radio source that we have resolved in new sensitive VLA observations at 3.6 and 6 cm, implying that scattering in the radio lobes is not responsible for the bulk of X-ray emission. In the EPIC pn image, a faint patch of X-ray emission is apparent 14'' to the NE of the main X-ray source. The former is positionally coincident with an apparently extended optical object with R~21.9, but there is no associated radio emission, thus ruling out the possibility that this represents a hotspot in a jet emanating from the primary X-ray source. No reflection features are detected in the X-ray spectrum of the narrow-line radioquasar, although an Fe line with equivalent width of up to 600 eV cannot be ruled out.|
|Note:||Reproducció del document publicat a: https://doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-8711.2003.06652.x|
|It is part of:||Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2003, vol. 343, num. 1, p. 137-142|
|Appears in Collections:||Articles publicats en revistes (Física Quàntica i Astrofísica)|
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